Monthly Archives: June 2015

Cash for Clunkers Strategy of Destroying Working Assets

After having given away billions faster than even the optimists had anticipated, it was announced today that the federal government’s “Cash for Clunkers” program is coming to an early end. But, based on the standards of economic analysis which prevail in Washington, Wall Street and academia, the program must be considered a master stroke of public policy.

The first Pole to win a World Summit Youth Award

Aleksandra Zemke has become the first Pole to win a World Summit Youth Award in a global contest which brings together young developers and digital entrepreneurs.

Prizes are given to the participants who best use internet and mobile technology to put the UN Millennium Development Goals into action.

Out of a total of 1,900 projects from 140 countries, 18 winners were selected in six categories.

Zemke received the award in the ‘education for all’ category for ‘SmileUrbo’, an interactive simulation game which teaches communication, problem-solving, cooperation, time-management and negotiation skills through group participation and decision making.